Rex Tillerson, who is still the U.S. Secretary of State, met with the President of Turkey last week in an effort to work through the current difficulties between the two countries and in a rare departure of protocol, went alone to the meeting without even his own interpreter. The meeting comes at a critical moment in the relationship between the U.S. and Turkey which illustrate the incredible complexity that is increasingly facing different parts of the world today.
At the start of the course on strategy and geopolitics, second year IESE students evaluate the most significant risks to the world in terms of peace and security
Robert Mugabe’s replacement by Emmerson Mnangagwa has potential to change the direction of the country but may also keep it on it present trajectory to nowhere.
Trump’s announcement that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is due to domestic political concerns in both countries and is further evidence that business needs to consider all types of scenarios in planning for the medium term.
Every day it seems the geo-political situation gets more complex and since I believe it is important for business leaders to pay attention and also take steps to mitigate the risks I am visiting 9 cites across to spread the message to IESE’s alumni community.